Oshkosh in Winnebago County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
First Catholic Mass
was first offered in this vicinity by
Father Claude Allouez S.J.
April 20, 1670
This tablet dedicated in 1920 by
the Winn. Co. Arch. and Hist. Society.
Erected 1920 by the Winnebago County Archeological and Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events.
Location. 44° 1.373′ N, 88° 30.904′ W. Marker is in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, in Winnebago County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Linde Street and Merritt Avenue. Marker is in Menominee Park, along Pratt Trail, near the shore of Lake Winnebago. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 520 Pratt Trail, Oshkosh WI 54901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chief Oshkosh Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); War Veterans Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Kiwanis Clubs Gazebo (approx. 0.3 miles away); Camp Bragg Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Webster Stanley (approx. one mile away); Civil War Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Grand Opera House (approx. 1.2 miles away); John R. Morgan Residence / Irving-Church Historic District (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oshkosh.
Also see . . .
1. Claude-Jean Allouez. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on August 8, 2010.)
2. Oshkosh Public Library. Historic Oshkosh Events: a Timeline. (Submitted on August 8, 2010.)
3. Wisconsin Historical Society. 1917 newspaper article Col. John Hicks Dies in Texas. (Submitted on August 8, 2010.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 8, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 715 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 8, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.